Spotlight: HTML5

2011-12-03 00:00:00 2011-12-03 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight: HTML5 The Spotlight event series concentrates on relevant tech topics for one day, allowing interactive professionals and students to build up their skills at a low price point with a minimal time commitment. The first in the series puts a spotlight on HTML5, a development language… Toronto FITC Toronto

Presentation


Overview

We all want to use HTML5 and the hot new features being implemented in our favorite browsers right away, but how can we use these awesome new capabilities while ensuring older browsers (like our friends IE6, 7 and 8) still render pages and features as expected? Pollyfills are here to help.

Polyfills are JavaScript shims that replicate the standard API found in native features of new browsers for those without such features and in this talk you’ll learn how to both use specially written JavaScript to emulate HTML5 features and even pick up pro-tips about writing your own polyfills along the way.